Phil Davis (Photo: mmajunkie.com)
UFC Fight Night 24: Noguiera vs. Davis – Seattle, Wash. – Key Arena – March 26, 2011
Phil Davis moved into the light heavyweight title picture by beating Antonio Rogerio Noguiera in the main event of UFC Fight Night 24.
“Mr. Wonderful” won by unanimous decision to improve to 9-0. Davis used his kicks to keep “Little Nog” off balance before going for takedowns.
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson beat Dan Hardy by unanimous decision after returning from a 16-month layoff.
Amir Sadollah defeated DaMarques Johnson by submission to strikes in the second round.
“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung used the devastating “twister” hold to beat Leonard Garcia just before the end of Round 2. See it for yourself!
On the Facebook pre-show, Christian Morecraft beat Sean McCorkle by technical submission to a guillotine choke in the second round.
Mike Russow beat Jon Madsen when the doctor stopped the fight after Round 2.
Mackens Semerzier made a successful Octagon debut, beating Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres with a rear naked choke at the 3:18 mark.
John “The Hitman” Hathaway won a split decision over Kris McCray. Michael McDonald beat Edwin Figueroa by unanimous decision.
In the early preliminary fights, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks improved to 10-1 with TKO win over TJ Waldburger in 95 seconds.
Aaron Simpson won a unanimous decision over Mario Miranda. Nik Lentz beat Waylon Lowe with a guillotine choke in Round 3 to remain unbeaten in six UFC fights.